Summer breaks and vacations are great, but like all good things...they eventually come to an end. When they do, many of us can get stressed as we face the challenge of "getting back on track" and back to our normal routines. Stress no more. In this episode, Jon and Megan break down some easy tips to help you rest your diet, steady your schedule, and get back on track.
How to Buy Produce
Considering only nine percent of Americans hit their five-a-day vegetable quota according to the Centers for Disease Control, no produce is bad produce. Still, some savvy shopping and storage strategies can save you precious dollars, make your purchases last longer, and help you steer clear of bad bacteria so you’ll be more likely to join the fruit- and veggie-rocking ranks.
The BEST Foods for Healthy Hair
There are some major factors that influence your hair—genetics, age, hormones, nutrient deficiencies, and more. But what you eat is one of the few things you can do to control your hair’s appearance. Before you spend yet another year shelling out loads of cash on professional treatments or products to get the glossy locks you want, give some of these easy to find, delicious and nutrient-dense foods a try. By eating nutrient-rich foods that are scientifically proven to help your hair—and avoiding those that only do harm—you can influence your hair’s thickness, its growth or shedding, how shiny it is, and even its likelihood of greying. What have you got to lose?
Productivity Boosting Foods
We are all looking for ways to boost our productivity, become more efficient, and, well, just get more stuff done. Instead of reaching for one of the latest and greatest self help promising the newest productivity-packed solution, maybe you should just grab a snack instead. In this episode, Jon and Megan highlight some of the foods that you probably already have in your kitchen that can actually make you more productive by boosting your brain, increasing your energy, and improving your sleep. Get ready to stock up for your new Productivity Diet.
Could You Quit Fast Food for 30 Days?
American is a Fast Food nation. According to a recent report from the CDC, more than 1 in 3 Americans eats Fast Food every day! We get it, it's fast (naturally), convenient to fit into our on-the-go-lifestyle, and for the most part pretty cheap. All of these factors make it a hard habit to turn away from. But Ann Marie Langrehr did! In this episode, Jon and Megan talk with EatThis.com's Ann Marie Langrehr who lived on a steady diet of fast foods, every day, until it was too much. She talks about the how she came to the realization that her Fast Food diet was hurting her and how she survived cutting it out, cold turkey, for an entire month. More importantly, Ann Marie shares the extraordinary impact this decision had in how she looked, felt and acted. Her story is inspiring, because even if you don't cut it out cold turkey, you will learn that dialing it back is possible, and the results of doing so can be truly amazing.
Eat This, Not That! takes a fun and informative look at how Americans eat. Whether it’s what we eat for breakfast on the go, what we pack for lunch, or how we fill our shopping cart and stock our pantry, we make more than 300 food decisions every day. Together, we’ll learn how to make better choices and eat all of our favorite foods, guilt-free!
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